Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7822/2020 - 07/08/2020
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 14,0 OT , Cód. 820715.
At the end of the unit the student will be able to understand the concepts of geographic space and its relationship with tourism and how it changes spatial dynamics. In addition, the student will also be able to create maps through the Geographic Information System. At the end of the unit, the student will approach the SDG 10 - Reduce inequalities within countries and between countries and SDG 11 - Make inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and communities.
1. Concept of geography
1.1 Human Geography
1.2 Physical Geography
2. Space and organization of the territory
3. Transformation of space due to tourism
3.1 Tourism, Leisure and Recreation
4. Tourism planning from the point of view of geography;
4.1 Territory management
4.2 Alteration of the social space and tourism
4.3 Natural / urban tourist space
5. Geography of tourism: Tourist atlas
6. Cartographic Applications in Geographic Information Systems
- Mandatory attendance at 75% TP classes
- Theoretical-practical work:
1) Presentation + interim report (30%)
2) Presentation + final report (70%)
Assessment by exam: Written exam (50%) + Practical exam in ArcGis (50%)
Minimum grade in each evaluation: 8 points
- Matos, J. (2008). Fundamentos de Informação Geográfica. (Vol. 09). Lisboa: Lidel
- Daveau, S. (1998). Portugal Geográfico. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Edições João Sá da Costa
- Hall, M. e Page, S. (2014). The Geography of Tourism and Recreation: Environment, Place and Space. (Vol. 1). Oxford, UK: Routledge
- Nelson, V. (2013). An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism. (Vol. 1). Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefiled Publishers
- Medlik, S. (2003). Dictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality. . UK: Butterworth-Heinemann
Discussion and case study.
With practical applications using GIS software.
Software used in class
ArcGIS ArcMap, Power Point, Zoom, Teams